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Mexico records more coronavirus deaths in a day than in United States
Fox News - 6/5/2020 6:53:00 PM
Mexican authorities are seeking calm after the country reported its highest number of coronavirus deaths on Thursday which doubled the previous daily record and for the first time surpassed the single-day total in the United States.

Police arrested in Mexico after riots over man's death
YAHOO! - 6/5/2020 8:03:00 PM
Three police officers have been arrested in the Mexican state of Jalisco over the death of a man taken into custody for allegedly breaking coronavirus restrictions, authorities said Friday. Among thos

New Mexico Primary Vote Tally Enters 4th Day
U.S. News & World Report - 6/5/2020 7:13:00 PM
Republican election observers are expressing frustration as Santa Fe County officials spent a fourth day tallying absentee ballots from Tuesday’s primary election.

Women are being killed in Mexico at record rates, but the president says most emergency calls are 'false'
CNN - 6/5/2020 3:51:00 PM
Women are being murdered in Mexico at an alarming rate, but the nation's president has downplayed a surge in calls to emergency hotlines, declaring most of them are false.

Funeral Homes in Mexico Reveal Coronavirus’s Hidden Death Toll
New York Times - 6/5/2020 2:39:00 PM
Mexico is reopening, but those handling the dead say the Coronavirus epidemic there is far from over. Crematoriums and funeral homes are overwhelmed, and mortality data shows the death toll is far higher than official numbers.

Mexico can't make additional oil output cuts, says president
Reuters - 6/5/2020 3:23:00 PM
Mexico is not in a position to make additional oil output cuts beyond those agreed at the April meeting of the OPEC+ group of oil-producing countries, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Weaker Cristobal unleashes flooding in Mexico, Central America
UPI.com - 6/5/2020 11:49:00 AM
Tropical Depression Cristobal dumped heavy rains on southeastern Mexico and Central America on Thursday, bringing with it the risk of life-threatening flooding to the region.

Mexico Is Reopening After Quarantine. Many Worry It’s Too Early.
New York Times - 6/5/2020 9:06:00 AM
The president has struggled to balance the country’s public health with its economic needs. Experts fear that reopening the economy while the disease is not under control will lead to more illness and death.

'This is not New York': Mexico president defends coronavirus response
YAHOO! - 6/4/2020 4:02:00 PM
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended his government's handling of the coronavirus on Thursday after official data showed new deaths for a 24-hour period surging to an all-time high.

Coronavirus deaths surge in Brazil, Mexico as regional leaders look to reopen
Reuters - 6/5/2020 7:41:00 AM
The number of coronavirus deaths in Brazil blew past Italy's toll on Thursday, while Mexico reported a record number of new cases, as regional leaders in Latin America push to end quarantine measures and kick their economies back into gear.